Republicans are lining up and calling for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to step down.
During a heated press conference, Pelosi accused the CIA of lying to her and the rest of Congress about the use of waterboarding during the Bush administration.
Front and center in the debate is former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.
He's been making the rounds on talk shows calling for her resignation, saying her statements hurt national security.
Lorie Johnson spoke with Regent University associate professor Robert Stacey about the speakers comments.